Redskins’ training camp facility taking shape

The Redskins’ new training-camp facility in Richmond is taking root. (Keith McMillan/The Washington Post)

RICHMOND — The Redskins’ training camp site here is rounding into shape. The turf is down on the two full practice fields and a third smaller field the team will use for drills. All are natural grass. The goalposts are up on the two full fields. Work continues on the two-story building next to the fields.

Media members are to be given a hard-hat tour of the training camp site later Monday.

Construction began Jan. 9 and is scheduled to be completed June 30, according to a release given to the media Monday.

The Redskins are scheduled to begin their camp July 25.

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Mark Maske covers the NFL for The Washington Post.



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